Bayer wins its first Roundup jury verdict in case of child’s cancer

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By Tom Hals (Reuters) – Bayer AG won its first trial over claims its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer after a California jury found that the herbicide was not a substantial cause of a child’s rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the company said on Tuesday. Destiny Clark alleged that her son Ezra developed Burkitt’s lymphoma after he was exposed to Roundup which she sprayed on weeds at the family residence. Clark sued Monsanto, which is owned by Bayer, for failing to warn her of the cancer risks of using Roundup. The verdict is the fourth involving Roundup and the first in the company’s favor….

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